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... then said ‘Why are you’re here’? So the only succinct reply just had to be ………’Buying beer’. Which brought another blank look! The conversation did continue regarding the attributes of his alcoholic Pear Cider he was buying over our beer, then another lady joined in telling us we could have bought better biscuits! All in all a minor incident but quite enjoyable, quirky and funny after a very tiring and largely non-productive day. ...
... most of you would have seen a picture of it, it is the one with multicolour domes. It was really colourful and must have stuck out like a saw thumb during Stalin's era! I don't know why the architect made it so colourful but it sure does brighten up a otherwise rather drab red square. Then it was the main event, the kremlin! I don't know what I was expecting but for some reason I really wanted to go into the kremlin. It turns out that the kremlin isn't ...
Bit of a wasted day today as we say goodbye to St Petersburg! Woke to rain, but no snow as forecast. We are now on a very fast train to Moscow, the trip takes about 4 and a half hours but covers over 800km. Digby likes train travel, I know this because he has told me this at least 20 times and we have just boarded. (Sheldon from Big Bang Theory, ring a bell??)
The train is very very luxurious....excellent, ...
... decide to walk back to the apartment to make sure we're there before 2pm, our only reservation is that we're not quite sure what we have to do......do we go in, will we be met.......who knows! 2pm comes and goes but no sign of anyone, then 2.30 goes by, at 2.45 we decide to call the emergency phone number on the confirmation. What response does Ian get .....bloody Bob Marley singing 'Waiting in vain' would you believe it!!!! He hangs up and tries ...
From here we went for some lunch in the weirdest/coolest restaurant! It was decked out like old medieval times - unfortunately though, the waiters werent dress up which is something we have wanted to see, apparently it's quite a common thing for restaurants in Russia to dress up and make it quite theatrical but we haven't managed ...